The Inquisition in Hollywood examines the suppression of radical political activity in the film industry from the days of the Great Depression through the tumultuous House UnAmerican Activities Committee era to the waning days of the infamous blacklist. Although this thirtyyear period of American history is marked by widespread targeting of leftists in all areas of life, those in the film industry predominately screenwriters were considered to be in positions of great potential indoctrinating... Topics: bub_upload, Motion picture industry, Blacklisting of entertainers, Communism Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=HvC3WaGZF3UC&hl=&source=gbs_api
On July 20, 1979, the California State Senate overwhelmingly rejected the appointment of Jane Fonda to the California Arts Council. The Screen Actors Guild's Hollywood Branch was outraged and passed a resolution calling for the censure of the 28 members of the California Senate who blocked Fonda's appointment. Before the vote, SAG's first female president, Kathleen Nolan, spoke before the Screen Actors Guild, asking "Are we going to let history repeat itself," referring to the... Topics: Nolan, Kathy, 1933-, Blacklisting of entertainers., Labor unions -- Actors -- California., Screen... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Description: Blacklisted Hollywood filmmaker Abraham Polonsky discusses the making of his film "Force of Evil" and the Hollywood blacklist.Collection Guide: Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings CollectionAccession Numbers: 4000-01-2419Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,... Topics: californialightandsound, Motion picture producers and directors--California--Los Angeles, Motion... Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
byKenny, Robert Walker, 1901- interviewee; Nunis, Doyce Blackman, interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
Transcript of a nine-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program Topics: Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901-, Democratic Party (Calif.), United States. Congress. House. Committee...
Description: Blacklisted filmmakers Abraham Polonsky and Alvah Bessie discuss Hollywood during the Cold War, the Hollywood Ten, and anti-communism with writer Nora Sayre and scholar Michael Rogin after a screening of the Cold War-era film "My Son John."Collection Guide: Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection Call Number: 4000-01-574; 4000-01-575Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its... Topics: californialightandsound, Polonsky, Abraham, Sayre, Nora, Bessie, Alvah, Rogin, Michael, Hayes,... Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Mimi Rosenberg speaks with Barbara A. Moss and Stephen Mack on their new film, "A Crime to Fit the Punishment" (1982), a documentary about the making of the 1954 controversial labor film "Salt of the Earth" during the height of the Hollywood blacklist. Topics: American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Salt of the earth (Motion picture),... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982